Macaranga (family Euphorbiaceae) A genus of trees in which the leaves are often palmately lobed or nerved with conspicuous stipules. Some have hollow, ant-inhabited twigs. Many are fast-growing pioneer trees with soft wood. There are about 240 species, occurring in tropical and subtropical forests from Africa to Polynesia, southern China, and Queensland.
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